This exceptionally comprehensive, single-source introduction to the art, science, theories, practices, and issues of wildlife management is ideal for students taking their first (or perhaps only) course in the subject. Bolen strikes a perfect balance of depth and accessibility providing a useful survey of the discipline.*NEW-Outlines the role of ...Read MoreThis exceptionally comprehensive, single-source introduction to the art, science, theories, practices, and issues of wildlife management is ideal for students taking their first (or perhaps only) course in the subject. Bolen strikes a perfect balance of depth and accessibility providing a useful survey of the discipline.*NEW-Outlines the role of the National Wildlife Refuge System in the United States; and includes descriptions of federal wildlife agencies in Canada (Canadian Wildlife Service) and Mexico. *NEW-Describes a large-scale experiment in restoration ecology *NEW-Describes the status of Teaming With Wildlife *NEW-Discusses the passage of an organic act for the National Wildlife Refuge System. *NEW-Reports on new and spreading diseases - e.g., the rapid spread of a new disease affecting house finches and possibly other songbirds (including a photo of an infected bird); the escape of rabbit calicivirus disease in Australia; the bison-brucellosis controversy; Lyme disease and spread of rabies; and a new case of pesticide poisoning (but apparently with a happy ending). *Begins with a Foreword written by a true 'dean' of wildlife management, Frank C. Bellrose, a recipientRead Less
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If you need information about wildlife management and population/community ecology, this is the book to get. Information about the history of management and the ways to manage a population, habitat or individual species.
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